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Address: Near Tuyen Lam Lake, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
Description: This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a...
This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a shrine and a monastery.
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Truc Lam monastery meditation

The Buddhist Meditation is located on phoenix hill with an area of 25 ha. From there, we can see the panoramic view of Tuyen Lam lake and Elephant mountain in the far distance... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Buddhist Meditation is located on phoenix hill with an area of 25 ha. From there, we can see the panoramic view of Tuyen Lam lake and Elephant mountain in the far distance. With its advantage of location, Truc Lam monastery meditation was designed with a new style of architecture by Mr. Ngo Viet Thu. The sanctum was designed by... More 

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Take away the hordes of tourists, including my partner and I, and Truc Lam would be the most tranquil area I've visited in Vietnam so far. There's quite an impressive display of flowers etc etc with most plants having name tags. Second to that, the cable car ride to the pagoda offers excellent views into the surrounding areas and right... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

taking u to amazing views of the countryside, at the end u get to to meditation pagoda Nice place with views of the lake , just great. U can take the cable car from its two edges stations, from the meditation pagoda it takes By taxi 5$ ( no meter). U can take the cable car two ways it costs... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place is stunning, it is not a tourist attraction, it is a holy place that you are permitted to enter. The gardens are stunning and you see monks working in the fabulous gardens. The have picnic areas and the views of the dam are spectacular. The walk down to the lake is great and it looks like there have... More 

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Recommended place if you are in the city. You can bike there or take a cab. They have a huge pagoda at this place and a lake which has a lots of activity for tourists.

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This place is well worth a visit. You can access it by cable car or ride a motor bike to reach it, there is parking at the bottom. The gardens are gorgeous full of flowers. Two big bells are worth a look along with the three temples. One section of it is forbidden for entry but it seems to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Truc lam has beautiful pagoda with the surroundings to match, well worth a visit. Also across the road is a cable car which is fantastic the views really are something else.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

holy place. quiet and beautiful. beautiful buildings, beautiful garden, pines, lake... you can bring some food with you and have a picnic near the lake after visiting Truc Lam or drink vietnam coffee in small cafe. remember, that you should be with covered shoulders and khees on the territory of Truc Lam.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a lovely morning here. A great retreat from the rush of the city of Dalat. The monastery and gardens is a beautiful place for a wander and some reflection on a world so completely different to my Australian world. The gardens where serene and the cable car ride was a grat way to see some of the countryside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

A 'must' if you visit Dalat! The cable car journey is amazing, great views of the city and surrounding countryside and the monastery is just beautiful, peaceful surroundings, such a haven! Lots of monks around. Huge variety of trees and flowers and a gorgeous pond with fish and turtles! Great to find such a serene place,away from the noise of... More 

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